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1 calochortus  Thu, Jan 10, 2013 10:07:47am

It may be all they’ve got, but I predict massive fail with this line of reasoning.

2 cinesimon  Thu, Jan 10, 2013 12:40:08pm

Hindu, Islam or Christian, conservatives share a lot of ideology. Certainly with regards to women, the ideology they share is very sad.

3 Eclectic Infidel  Thu, Jan 10, 2013 1:50:41pm

re: #2 cinesimon

Hindu, Islam or Christian, conservatives share a lot of ideology. Certainly with regards to women, the ideology they share is very sad.

It’s a form of evil, in my opinion.

4 lostlakehiker  Fri, Jan 11, 2013 12:10:28pm

re: #2 cinesimon

Hindu, Islam or Christian, conservatives share a lot of ideology. Certainly with regards to women, the ideology they share is very sad.

The Biblical line on rape is that it’s a crime worthy of severe punishment. Old Testament version, death penalty. It’s just factually wrong to say that fundamentalist Christians, or Catholics or E. Orthodox faithful, deem rape no biggie.

If there is any shared ideology between Christians and those others, to be shared, it would have to be a shared position that rape is wrong and serious.

The case we’re talking about is one that meets anybody’s definition of forcible rape. Quibbling over whether it’s “rape by fraud” such as when another man impersonates the boyfriend in the dark is not what’s at issue here. (It is, but that’s not the question before us.)


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